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Twins Festival 2013

2013-11-10 (Sun) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Osaka University's Center for Twin Research is the first research center in Japan to conduct specialized research on twins. Twins from all overs Japan attend the annual festival on twins. This is an event for deepening knowledge about twins and for research contributing to preventive medicine. In addition, it promotes and expands exchange among twins and their families. This year's festival will be held on Sunday, November 10.
Lectures on the history of twin research in Japan and overseas and genetic and environmental factors regarding health and longevity will be given. Participants will be also able to get a simple checkup. The organizers hope this festival will be a place for twins of different ages to enhance their mutual exchange.

Date: 2013-11-10 (Sun) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Organizer: Center for Twin Research, Osaka University
Sponsored: Osaka Prefecture, Osaka Medical Association
Venue: MO Hall, Convention Center
Registration: Registration by fax is required.
Contact: Center for Twin Research, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 1-7, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka

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